Schedules/KDE4/4.2 Feature Plan

This is a list of planned features for the 4.2 release.

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  • in-progress => started, but not completed yet
  • done => completed

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Status Project Description Contact
TO DO System Settings add Administrator mode button ? <?>
IN PROGRESS Eigen Finish version 2.0 and move it to kdesupport
TO DO Eigen Port all Eigen-using code in KDE and KOffice to Eigen 2.0 Benoît Jacob <[email protected]>

kdelibs

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS kross Extend QtScript integration.
IN PROGRESS KDEPrint Reintroduce KDEPrint in some form, depending on what Qt4.4 delivers.
TO DO KDEPrint Add framework for standard actions for 'Send to...' for e-mail, fax, etc by printing to PDF/PS. John Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO KDEPrint Migrate FilePrinter class from Okular to enable file printing for all apps via QPrinter, modify to utilise new Qt4.4 features. To be discussed on k-c-d first. John Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO KCalenderSystem Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Ethiopean, Chinese, Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian. (Note, not all may live in kdelibs or be available as a global calendar system) John Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO KLocale Implement KLocale based methods to return weekend days and day of religious observance. Currently KCalendarSystem provides dayOfPray(), but for Gregorian this is not correct in all locales where it is used. Currently KDatePicker hardcodes Saturday and dayOfPray() as weekend days which may not be correct in all locales. To be discussed first on k-c-d and with kdepim. John Layt <[email protected]>
TO DO Phonon add Port class for fine grained control over data flow between Phonon objects Matthias Kretz <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Phonon make AbstractMediaStream/StreamInterface threadsafe
IN PROGRESS Phonon "low-level" PCM I/O with at least an ALSA implementation
IN PROGRESS Phonon VideoWidget snapshot function
IN PROGRESS KConfig API review and export KConfigBackend
IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigSkeleton KConfigGroup aware
IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigDialog work nicer with KConfigSkeleton + manually managed widgets

kdebase-workspace

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Color KCM Add 'smart setting' of extended colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Add KDE3 scheme import Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Query kwin for supported colors; add full set of kwin colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO KDEPrint reintroduce KDEPrint Print Management tools, e.g. KCM, kprinter, kjobviewer, etc. Depends upon progress of kdelibs side of KDEPrint and Qt4.4 feature set. john Layt <[email protected]>
KRunner
IN PROGRESS Krunner Configuration options for blacklisting, user ranking, runner ranking, learning
IN PROGRESS Krunner SearchMatch configuration
TO DO Krunner Simple learning Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Simple GUI for above options Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Runners able to share parsing Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Noun-Verb support Ryan P. Bitanga <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Implement Nuno's UI polishings Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Runner configuration Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Search set paging Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
Plasma
IN PROGRESS Plasma Welcome plasmoid
IN PROGRESS Plasma Collapsing Applet convenience class
IN PROGRESS Plasma JOLIE Integration
IN PROGRESS Plasma Notification plasmoid
IN PROGRESS Plasma Taskbar grouping
IN PROGRESS Plasma Plasmagik packaging (and package classes)
IN PROGRESS Plasma Networkmanager Plasmoid and DataEngine
IN PROGRESS Plasma Small Form Factors
IN PROGRESS Plasma Plasma On Screensaver
IN PROGRESS Plasma Extenders
TO DO Plasma Wallpaper plugins Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Context menu plugins Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Add New Widgets: Pluggable widget browser Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Activity<->Virtual Desktop Affinity Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Optional Per-Virtual Desktop DesktopView Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Separate Desktop Settings from DesktopContainment Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Panel Autohide Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Plasma Popup Tips Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Keyboard Shortcut Config UI Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Systray++ Spec Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Script Security Framework Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma physics-based animator Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma New wallpapers Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma New way of handling wallpapers and different sizes (package format, and so on...) Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Top-level windows plasmoids Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>

kdepimlibs

Status Project Description Contact

kdenetwork

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Kopete MSNP15 implementation for MSN
IN PROGRESS Kopete UPnp Support
IN PROGRESS Kopete Updated contact list interface (uses Qt 4 rather than Qt 3)
TO DO Kopete Update Kopete to better support Decibel Kopete Developers <[email protected]>
TO DO Kopete Contacts plasmoid Dennis Nienhüser <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS KGet MultiSource-Downloading
IN PROGRESS KGet Support mms://-protocol, see https://launchpad.net/libmms
TO DO KGet MLDonkey-Plugin based on libkmldonkey Lukas Appelhans <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Plasma Network Manager Applet

kdepim

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Kjots Import notes from KNotes as KJots pages. Stephen Kelly <[email protected]>
TO DO Kjots Email KJots pages using default mail client (Bug #124509. Stephen Kelly <[email protected]>

kdeutils

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Power Manager import either Guidance Power Manager or move kde4powersaver into kdeutils ? <?>
TO DO Okteta add Kate-like search tool Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>
TO DO Okteta refactor KByteArrayView Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>
TO DO Okteta add support for memory mapping of files Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>
TO DO Okteta parameter dialog for "Copy as..." Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>
TO DO Okteta add support for jobs like io, printing, string search or filter Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <[email protected]>

kdebindings

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Smoke Wrap some more APIs (at least Akanodi for all languages and Plasma for C#)
TO DO krossjava Integrate into e.g. SuperKaramba and fix issues that show up. Sebastian Sauer <[email protected]>
TO DO krossjava Documentation++ Sebastian Sauer <[email protected]>

kdegames

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS libkdegames New highscore management system
DONE kdiamond Drag jewels
TO DO kdiamond Optional OpenGL rendering Stefan Majewsky <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS ksirk Map scrolling arrows
TO DO ksirk KHotNewStuff skins Gaël de Chalendar <[email protected]>
TO DO ksirk Jabber based net game finding Gaël de Chalendar <[email protected]>
TO DO ksirk Use only names in skins instead of numeric ids Gaël de Chalendar <[email protected]>
TO DO ksirk Skins editor Gaël de Chalendar <[email protected]free.fr>
IN PROGRESS ktron Port and remake the KTron game for KDE 4.2
TO DO KNetWalk Support for custom and non-square board sizes Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>

kdesdk

Status Project Description Contact
DONE Kate Port and reenable the Snippets plugin.
IN PROGRESS perldoc KIOSlave Move perldoc KIOSlave from playground to kdesdk (awaiting feature window opening)
IN PROGRESS Lokalize XLIFF support
IN PROGRESS Lokalize various Translation Memory enhancements
TO DO Lokalize Kross-based scripting Nick Shaforostoff <shafff-at-ukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize QA: glossary checklists Nick Shaforostoff <shafff-at-ukr.net>
TO DO KAppTemplate Add DBUS support in templates Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
DONE Umbrello Port code generation wizard to QWizard and replace all q3 widgets
IN PROGRESS Umbrello Replace all q3 widgets in the refactoring assistant

kdeedu

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KLettres Number support Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KLettres Theme manager Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KHangMan Add a Open File action Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KHangMan Integrate an editor Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KHangMan Plasmoid Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KHangMan Theme manager Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO KLettres Visual indicator when letter is wrong Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
TO DO Kalzium Port Kalzium's periodic table to use new QGraphicsView. Marcus D. Hanwell <[email protected]>
TO DO Step Improve GUI for creating softbody Vladimir Kuznetsov <[email protected]>
TO DO Step Use common constraints handling code for collisions Vladimir Kuznetsov <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS KAlgebra New parser using QLALR

kdemultimedia

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player Make Dragon indipendent from Xine
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player File Manager
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player play media dialog
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player slider changes
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player show info while playing audio files

kdeaccessibility

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KMagnifier Refactor color menu, re-add invert, break current color blindness code into "daltonize" and "simulate" Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO KMagnifier Add color-shift modes to help people with color blindness Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>

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